i/o Opens Modular Data Center in New Jersey

March 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on i/o Opens Modular Data Center in New Jersey 

Web Hosting BlogPHOENIX, AR – i/o Data Centers (“i/o”), a leader in digital energy technology, today announced the opening of the world’s largest modular data center in Edison, New Jersey, which will be called “i/o NEW JERSEY”. Several enterprise customers have already purchased Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) capacity at i/o NEW JERSEY and additional capacity is available for delivery. i/o NEW JERSEY joins i/o PHOENIX (recently recognized as the seventh largest data center in the world) and i/o SCOTTSDALE as part of i/o’s North American data center footprint.

In making the announcement, George D. Slessman, CEO of i/o, said, “i/o now controls two of the largest data centers in the world and has the ability to deliver Data Center as a Service (DCaaS™) across the entire continent of North America.” Slessman added, “We can bring a data center of the magnitude of i/o NEW JERSEY online immediately because of our i/o ANYWHERE™ modular data center technology. Today’s announcement reinforces why the world’s largest enterprises rely on i/o for always-on data center solutions.” Read more

Latisys Expands Data Center-as-a-Service Offering

March 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Expands Data Center-as-a-Service Offering 

Hosting ToolboxEnglewood, CO – Latisys announced a new data center-as-a-service offering optimized specifically for large enterprises and service providers that have significant requirements for high-density (HD) data center power, cooling and capacity. This new data center-as-a-service offering provides approximately 250 kilowatts to 2 megawatts of HD power as well as N+1 cooling and the ability to scale to meet the growing needs of these enterprises in data centers built for the future.

Unlike the traditional wholesale data center’s model of a triple net lease, which requires companies to lease space at a data center facility and then potentially invest capital and additional personnel to run operations, Latisys’ data center-as-a-service offering delivers turn-key data center colocation under a service contract. By enabling customers to access complete IT infrastructure solutions – including the necessary power, cooling and physical security – as a service, the Latisys data center-as-a-service offering delivers powerful and unique benefits to large enterprises and service providers: Read more